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182.615.13 AIRBORNE PARTICLES

Term: Winter I term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Kirsten Koehler
Academic Year: 2014 - 2015
Course Instructor:
  • Kirsten Koehler
Description:

Describes the basics of airborne particles. Explores properties of gases, particle motion, size statistics, Brownian motion and diffusion, particle deposition and clearance in the human respiratory system, filtration, aerosol samplers, and sampling.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Calculate properties of gases, particle motion, size statistics, Brownian motion, and diffusion
Analyze particle deposition and clearance in humans
Assess particle filtration, aerosol samplers, and sampling

Methods of Assessment: Graded homework and examinations
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Mon 01/05/2015 - Fri 01/16/2015
  • Monday 1:30 - 4:00
  • Tuesday 1:30 - 4:00
  • Wednesday 1:30 - 4:00
  • Thursday 1:30 - 4:00
  • Friday 1:30 - 4:00
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Prerequisite:

College physics or consent of instructor

Auditors Allowed: Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail